Gazette-Journal editor Charlie Koenig has been named to the 2023 Virginia School Boards Association Media Honor Roll. The Mathews County School Board, at its July 18 meeting, unanimously approved the resolution.
Koenig, who has served as editor since 2010, has been with the newspaper since September of 1988. This is the ninth time that the Mathews board has named him to the VSBA Media Honor Roll. He previously received this recognition in 1998, 2006, 2012, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
According to the resolution, the award is given to express the school board’s “appreciation for your balanced and accurate approach to sharing with this community both the challenges facing our schools and the successes achieved by the teachers and students.”
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